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- DescriptionThere has been a lot of new data discovered on Medieval Dutch cities in recent decades. This has provided new insights on the development, topography, material culture and the functioning of cities. This study combines and synthesizes data from several Dutch Medieval cities. The focus of this data is an analysis of data retrieved from cesspools. Cesspools have revealed a wealth of information in the form of artifacts which can shed light in daily life in the Medieval city. Cities included in this analysis are Alkmaar, Haarlem, Leiden, Amersfoort, Dordrecht, Deventer and 's-Hertogenbosch.
- Author BiographyDr. Roos van Oosten began her academic career studying medieval history after which she began her archaeological degree that culminated in a thesis on urban archaeology. Her PhD dissertation at the University of Groningen focused on sanitation management, which she successfully defended in 2014. In 2011 she was appointed as university lecturer in urban archaeology at Leiden University. In addition to undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities, Roos is working on her VENI-funded project entitled 'Challenging the paradigm of filthy and unhealthy medieval towns'.
- Author(s)Roos Van Oosten
- PublisherSidestone Press
- Date of Publication24/12/2015
- Place of PublicationLeiden
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- ImprintSidestone Press
- Weight862 g
- Width178 mm
- Height251 mm
- Spine20 mm
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